AACAP Practice Parameters are clinical practice guidelines developed by the AACAP Committee on Quality Issues to encourage best practices in child mental health. They are designed to provide clinicians with assessment and treatment recommendations for child and adolescent psychiatric disorders and with principles guiding the general and special assessment of children, adolescents, and their families, and the management of children and adolescents with special mental health needs.
AACAP Resource Centers empower consumers through patient education. Each AACAP Resource Center contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to frequently asked questions, clinical resources, expert videos, and abstracts from the JAACAP, Scientific Proceedings and Facts for Families relevant to each disorder.
ADHD & Depression Pocket Cards
Pocket cards are user-friendly versions of the AACAP Practice Parameters for ADHD & Depression. Cards include: Key Points, Diagnosis and Evaluation Algorithm, Treatment Algorithm, Criteria for Diagnosis, and Medication Tables.